Big 5 to partake at Stephens Spring Investment Conference

May 28, 2008 - United States Of America

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation, a leading sporting goods retailer, announced that Steven G. Miller, the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, and Barry D. Emerson, the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Stephens Inc. Spring Investment Conference, to be held June 4-5, 2008, at The New York Palace Hotel in New York, New York.

The Big 5 Sporting Goods investor presentation is scheduled for Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast at company's website and archived for 30 days. Visitors to the website should select the "Investor Relations" link to access the webcast.

Big 5 is a leading sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 366 stores in 11 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name. Big 5 provide a full-line product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages 11,000 square feet.